Aristotelian

adjective Ar·is·to·te·lian \ˌa-rə-stə-ˈtēl-yən\
variants: or less commonly

Aristotelean

play \ˌa-rə-stə-ˈtēl-yən\

Definition of Aristotelian

  1. :  of or relating to the Greek philosopher Aristotle or his philosophy

Aristotelian

noun

Aristotelianism

play \-yə-ˌni-zəm\ noun

Origin and Etymology of aristotelian

Latin Aristoteles Aristotle, from Greek Aristotelēs


First Known Use: 1581

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